Lemon Sauce I

Lemon Sauce I


"Wonderful dessert sauce. Serve with gingerbread or cake."


15 m servings 45 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 45 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 10g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 31 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg. Gradually stir in boiling water, then simmer over low heat until thick, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in butter, lemon zest and lemon juice and serve.
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  1. 61 Ratings


My mother used to make a lemon sauce for gingerbread. When I saw this recipe, I just had to try it. I am so glad I did. This is a wonderful sauce for gingerbread! Thanks for the memories!

I had unexpected dinner guests the other night and needed a quick dessert. I had some Apricot Brandy Pound Cake (this site) in the freezer, but no ice cream or frozen topping. I had been intrigu...

The best and easiest I have ever made, wonderful with bread pudding.

Just like my mom use to make! I serve over bread pudding! I didn't have a lemon so I used concentrated lemon juice and omitted the rind. I'm sure it would be even more yummy with those ingred...

This was so incredible!!! I served it with pound cake for a bridal shower, and it was definitely the hit of the party! Light, intensely lemony, not overpowering and not too rich. I did double th...

very easy to make and delicious. I served it with warm gingerbread. a big hit.

This is the best one I have ever tasted and is a great compliment to Bread Pudding.

Simply fantastic! I served this over cheesecake at a wedding reception. Everyone wanted the recipe and asked for seconds (and some thirds!). Thanks for a great recipe.

Very nice and simple. I prefer tart over sweet, so next time I would increase the lemon juice a little, and decrease the sugar (just by a TBS or two). I used the zest and juice from one large ...